London, UK: Production Journalist - ITV News

Job Vacancy: 
Production Journalist - ITV News

London, UK

Closing Date: 21st August 2019

To play a key role in the ITV News, London, programme team, producing high-quality packages and shaping other content for all programmes and platforms. To contribute innovative structure, graphics and picture treatments, as well as ideas for coverage and interviews. To write engaging and accurate scripts and lead-ins and take a lead role in output editing bulletins. To work on the Planning desk and contribute to the digital operation when required.

  • Producing packages for reporters
  • Writing scripts, lead-ins, headlines and subbing
  • Sourcing video and stills, editing programmes using AVID
  • Output editing summaries and bulletins
  • Selecting and clipping up video and soundbites for Ulays, headlines and packages
  • Researching background material for reporters and presenters
  • Finding contributors for reports, packages and films
  • Conceiving, writing and executing graphics in packages and programmes
  • Contributing story ideas and treatments
  • Being alert to news wires and breaking stories
  • Sourcing and logging of pictures and stills
  • Working on the ITV News, London, website, including the updating of stories and uploading video
  • Working on the Planning desk as and when required
  • Maintaining awareness of legal and compliance issues
This Job Description identifies the main requirements of the role. It is not an exhaustive list of duties but is intended to reflect the nature, range, and context of the work which will change over time.

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